Monday, November 3, 2014

Depressing: Russia dismantled Steve Jobs statue after Cook came out

Photo Credit: Miami Herald
According to the Associated Press, Russia has taken down a tribute to Steve Jobs in St. Petersburg. The recently erected, 6ft hight memorial to late Apple Corp. co-founder was in the courtyard of the Techno Park of the St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics.

Authorities removed the statue because (wait for it) it violated Russia's law "protecting" minors from homosexual propaganda. So let's see if I understand this. A tribute to Steve Jobs for his obvious accomplishments would corrupt children because his successor at Apple has come out publicly as gay? And the Russian government is seemingly bewildered by the criticismm

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